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A Medicaid Card Does Not Necessarily Mean Access to Healthcare

Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), millions of Americans have enrolled in Medicaid. However, the government has not ensured that the new beneficiaries will have access to doctors. 202 more words

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Ebola Messes With Texas

TEXAS– Despite the old adage that one is not supposed to do so, the ebola virus has messed with Texas. On October 8, a Liberian man died in a Dallas hospital after contracting the disease, and it was learned earlier this week that the man infected at least two of his nurses. 117 more words

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Dear Leader and Ebola

Hat Tip LL@Virtual Mirage.

Ebola Czar

It has been a very interesting week. We learned that we have had an Ebola Czar since this insanity began, but that nobody’s heard a peep out of Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response in the Department of Health and Human Services. 508 more words

Flu Season Is Here!

It’s the start of fall, the leaves are starting to change color, and the days are getting shorter. But fall also means the return of seasonal influenza—it’s flu season. 336 more words

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Editor From The Federalist: As Ebola Outbreak Surges On, Where Is The Secretary For Preparedness And Response?

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chris Stigall talked with Mollie Hemingway from The Federalist on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about her article on Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the Department of Health and Human Services. 267 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 10/3/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for October 3, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard is establishing three temporary safety zones on the waters of the Delaware Bay and North Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Cape May, New Jersey. 1,805 more words

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Devra Davis, The Secret History of the War on Cancer

Devra Davis’s book was so devastating in its indictment of the chemical and tobacco industries that I had to take it in small bites, to prevent the bile of it overwhelming me: not Davis’s bile, mind you, but the bitter pill of industrial and governmental complicity in the illness and deaths of millions. 1,050 more words